Amanda hails from rural Oklahoma and resides there once again. Her work has been nominated for the Best New American Voices series and has appeared in such journals as Bateau, Painted Bride Quarterly, and The Southern Humanities Review.Jana Bloomquist, Art Director
Jana calls Denver home between adventures. Jana snowboards, takes flying lessons and develops her design business. JBloommedia specializes in logo design and branding and provides full service design from any graphic design project to digital media including web sites. Visit JBloommedia.Mark Dragotta, Nonfiction Editor
Mark has been called a journalist, a waiter, a Phish-head, a Steelers fan among other things. Here at the factory we just call him baby. He's current pursuing law school and marathon running. He lives in Denver, Colorado.Julie Ewald, Poetry Editor
Janice Hampton, Copy EditorJulie lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with her husband, Michael, and their cat, Kittyface. While she's not a Las Vegas native, she is happy to be back. Originally, from Milwaukee, WI, she lived previously for short stints in Arezzo, Italy and Madison, WI. She has a BA in English and History from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She is freelance writer, blogger, editor, social media manager and consultant... and she is available for hire. Visit her at Julie's Chatterbox or The Pencil Sharpener.
Fleeing her rural roots, Janice has lived in Denver, London, Tokyo, and now Portland. Things that matter to her--adventure, kindness, commas, and knowing the difference between a hyphen and a dash. She helps writers polish their prose at the factory and incites workers of the world unite to find meaningful careers.Anthony ILacqua, Editor in Chief
Anthony lives on a quiet residential street in southwest Portland, Oregon. His official statement: "If you have to be chained to an institution, shouldn't it be of your own creation?" Meet him at his blog: Writing and the Pursuit of Publication.